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Athanasios "Tom" Maglaras

July 14, 1944 - May 16, 2017

Athanasios "Tom" Maglaras, age 72, of Hanover Park, IL, formerly of Chicago, IL, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. He was born July 14, 1944 in Arfara, Messinia, Greece.

Tom is survived by his loving wife of nearly 51 years, Soula Maglaras. He is also survived by his devoted children, Andy Maglaras, Stella (George) Parthenios and daughter-in-law, Suzan Maglaras. His precious grandchildren, Tom, Leo and George Maglaras; Christo, Anna and Thanasi Maglaras; and Christo and Alex Parthenios. His sisters, Georgia (Bobby) Bakopoulos and Valerie Maglaras-Beaudrie. His brothers-in-law, Dino (Chrisoula) Frigelis and Ted Frigelis and his sister-in-law, Kiki (Michael) Schuster. As well as many special nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 

Tom was preceded in death by his beloved son, George Maglaras. Also by his parents, Andreas and Stavroula Maglaras and his wife's parents, George and Ioanna Frigelis.

Above all, Tom was a man of strong faith and a dedicated family man. He was a loving husband, father and Papou.

Funeral Information

Visitation Sunday, May 21, 2017, 2:00-7:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL, with Trisagion Services at 5:30 PM.

Funeral Services will be held Monday, May 22, 11:00 AM at St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church, 1855 5th Ave., Aurora, IL, (630) 851-6106,  with Fr. Peter Spiro officiating.

Interment: Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery, Aurora, IL.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials to: St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church, 1855 5th Ave., Aurora, IL 60504, (630) 851-6106,

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St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church

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